MTB Tire Comparison:
Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019 vs
Michelin Jet XCR 2020

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Contents and Test Summary

  1. Manufacturer Specifications
  2. Size and Weight Measurements
  3. Rolling Resistance Test Results
  4. Puncture Resistance Test Results
  5. Conclusion
  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR
  • Michelin Jet XCR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)

Manufacturer Specifications


Manufacturer Specifications
Brand MaxxisMichelin
Model Aspen EXO TRJet XCR
Year 20192020
Supplied By Bought in storeBought in store
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New or Used NewNew
Mileage 0 km0 km
Price Range HighHigh
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Manufacturer Part Number ETB96895500492256
EAN 47177840327193528704922567
TPI 1203x150
Compound Dual CompoundGum-X2D
Bead FoldingFolding
ETRTO 57-62257-622
Size Inch 28"29"
Width Inch 2.252.25
Specified Weight 645 grams600 grams
Min Air Pressure psi26 psi
Max Air Pressure 60 psi58 psi
Made In TaiwanThailand
Available Sizes 26x2.10
27.5x2.10
27.5x2.25
29x2.25
27.5x2.25
29x2.10
29x2.25
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Jet XCR 2020
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Jet XCR 2020
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Maxxis Aspen EXO TR 2019
Michelin Jet XCR 2020

Size and Weight Measurements


Size and Weight Measurements
Model Aspen EXO TRJet XCR
Specified Weight 645 grams600 grams
Measured Weight 659 grams627 grams
Measured Width Carcass 55 mm56 mm
Measured Width Tread 55 mm57 mm
Measured Height 55 mm54 mm
Measured Knob Height Center 2.1 mm1.8 mm
Measured Knob Height Edge 3.3 mm4.0 mm
Measured Total Thickness Sidewall 0.85 mm0.95 mm
Measured Casing Thickness Center 2.00 mm1.80 mm
All size measurements are taken at an air pressure of 35 psi / 2.4 bars on a 17.8 mm inner width rim.

Rolling Resistance Test Results


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Rolling Resistance Test Results
Model Aspen EXO TRJet XCR
Inner Tube Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)Conti MTB 29 (225 gr butyl)
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Rolling Resistance
55 PSI / 3.8 Bar
22.7 Watts
CRR: 0.00680
25.1 Watts
CRR: 0.00752
Rolling Resistance
45 PSI / 3.1 Bar
24.3 Watts
CRR: 0.00728
26.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00797
Rolling Resistance
35 PSI / 2.4 Bar
26.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00785
29.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00887
Rolling Resistance
25 PSI / 1.7 Bar
30.6 Watts
CRR: 0.00917
33.2 Watts
CRR: 0.00995
All numbers are for a single tire at a speed of 29 km/h / 18 mph and a load of 42.5 kg / 94 lbs.

Use the formula: RR (Watts) = CRR * speed (m/s) * load (N) to calculate rolling resistance at a given speed and load.

Puncture Resistance Test Results


Puncture Resistance Test Result (higher is better)
Model Aspen EXO TRJet XCR
Puncture Resistance Tread 6 Points8 Points
Puncture Resistance Side 5 Points7 Points

Conclusion


Conclusion
Model Aspen EXO TRJet XCR
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Verdict RecommendedNot Recommended
Rating 3 / 52 / 5
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  • Maxxis Aspen EXO TR
  • Michelin Jet XCR
Performance compared to all other MTB tires
(100% is fastest - lightest - highest - strongest)


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